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Truckers Are Keeping American Supply Chains and Americans Alive
Breitbart ^ | 03/18/2020 | Joel B Pollak

Posted on 03/18/2020 7:38:29 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27

Groceries began reappearing on American store shelves this week, thanks to the strength of a supply chain that includes farmers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers — all of whom are literally risking their lives to stay on duty.

A crucial part of that supply chain is the American trucker, who makes sure that goods are delivered in a timely fashion. That is always the case, but it is especially true in the sudden global emergency we face today.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: alive; americans; supply; truckers
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1 posted on 03/18/2020 7:38:29 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Media will spin this some how.


2 posted on 03/18/2020 7:38:54 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
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A bunch of people who never really get the appreciation that’s due them.

Looked down upon and ridiculed by our coastal elites.
Starbucks and Whole Foods would be empty without them.

Thank you, Guys and Gals. Stay safe out there!


3 posted on 03/18/2020 7:40:54 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

I wish this were true here in Colorado. Shelves have been bare for weeks.


4 posted on 03/18/2020 7:41:34 AM PDT by LittleSpotBlog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Ditto.


5 posted on 03/18/2020 7:41:57 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear ("Progressives" (elitist Communists) "Love you to death".)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

When this stuff first started getting serious I told my wife the people we most need to keep working and supporting are the truckers. If they shut down the entire supply chain shuts down then the riots start.


6 posted on 03/18/2020 7:42:29 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Quite true. If you bought it a truck brought it!


7 posted on 03/18/2020 7:42:58 AM PDT by 4yearlurker ("Professing themselves to be wise,they became fools.."Rom. I : 25)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

truckers are one of the unsung heroes of our country, as are the folks who come out in at all times day and night and all kinds of weather and temperatures to repair our water delivery systems, our electrical power delivery systems, sewer systems, and our internet and telephone communications systems, as are the EMTs and doctors and nurses who help keep us alive ...


8 posted on 03/18/2020 7:43:35 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: ChicagoConservative27; Iowa Slim
God bless the USA truckers!! 🇺🇸
9 posted on 03/18/2020 7:45:12 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.cuase)
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all of whom are literally risking their lives to stay on duty. I

Et tu Breitbart? I am all for honoring truckers, farmers, shop keepers, etc... but this overblown Chinese flu nonsense is so far out of proportion to the actual risks that it is absolute insanity.

10 posted on 03/18/2020 7:46:31 AM PDT by fireman15
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The last time truckers were really appreciated in general culture was like the late 70s.


11 posted on 03/18/2020 7:47:25 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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I saw a huge semi trailer parked at the Safeway loading dock yesterday and the meat cases were back to being full. I thought about those great people keeping the lifeblood coming to us.

Also all the unsung people in the factories that manufacture the food as well as all the workers in the many distribution centers and warehouses all over the country.

Let’s not forget all the workers in the myriad data centers and on the cell towers all over the land who keep these bits flowing.


12 posted on 03/18/2020 7:49:28 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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Without a doubt.
God bless our hard working truckers.


13 posted on 03/18/2020 7:51:05 AM PDT by tennmountainman (eThe Liberals Are Baby Killers)
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To: ChicagoConservative27
I remember one episode where they claimed truckers were as tough as Marines.

Movin' On (1974)

14 posted on 03/18/2020 7:52:01 AM PDT by where's_the_Outrage? (Drain the Swamp. Build the Wall.)
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Truckers salute!


15 posted on 03/18/2020 8:00:26 AM PDT by rrrod (6)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

God bless them.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv_TPW01-2k


16 posted on 03/18/2020 8:00:30 AM PDT by freefdny
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Truckers are keeping this nation alive.


17 posted on 03/18/2020 8:01:32 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Reliance on any one system is a bad idea. I am of the opinion that the US rail system is nearing the breaking point. We simply need more train tracks and distribution centers.


18 posted on 03/18/2020 8:01:43 AM PDT by taxcontrol (Stupid should hurt (Dad's wisdom")
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Worth some Chick fil a

And for the minimum wage people who work those stops, too.


19 posted on 03/18/2020 8:03:23 AM PDT by combat_boots (God bless Israel and all who protect and defend her. Merry Christmas! In God We Trust!)
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Meanwhile, the national association that represents independent truckers is all over the governor of Pennsylvania for his decision to — get this — CLOSE ALL THE HIGHWAY REST AREAS IN THE STATE.


20 posted on 03/18/2020 8:04:30 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Oh, but it's hard to live by the rules; I never could and still never do.")
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